The Virgin Galactic Gateway to Space building undulates in the desert.
When Spaceport America makes international news, it's often in conjunction with names like "Richard Branson," "Virgin Galactic," and "Ashton Kutcher." That celebrity shine is hard to ignore, but it's not the only thing happening at the spaceport.
Virgin Galactic has already sold 520 tickets for its suborbital space tourism flights, expected to start in late 2013.
On Saturday, the runway at Virgin Galactic’s Spaceport America was officially opened at an inauguration ceremony that took place in the New Mexico desert. Richard Branson said that he, his parents, and two of his kids will be on the... Read Post
The dreams of space flight are being rekindled as Sir Richard Branson officially opens the first commercial spaceport in New Mexico. “Today is another history-making day for Virgin Galactic,” he said at the event, dubbed “Keys to a ... Read Post